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Dec 28, 2012 4:00am EST
. >>> overseas the state department closed up. rebel forces have taken up several cities and are advancing on the capital. they're search-rich and is a former french colony. they say the government is not honoring a cease five including release of political leaders. >> back in the u.s., the storm has come and gone and at least 16 deaths are blamed on the weather. in hard-hit arkansas, more than 135 homes and businesses remain without power. edward lawrence reporting. >> reporter: snow blowers and plows are pushing through a foot of snow in the upstate new york. the icy snow is a challenge for those who only have a shovel. >> it's been brutal. >> reporter: the storm drops several inches in the northeast and new england making it hard to get out and get around. streets are a problem in west virginia and maryland. this woman skit off the road and hit a mailbox. >> we just lost control. yeah, pretty scary. >> reporter: the weather is part of the same mass av system that crossed the country this week dumping snow from the west coast to the east coast and creating powerful tornadoes in the south
CBS
Dec 5, 2012 6:00pm EST
and they want the city to do something about it. >> 72 yesterday. here's the high and low today. we're stepping down to reality slowly 63, lows so far 54. the record high was 75 set back in 2001. we'll come back, talk about just how cold tonight will be, how cold it will be at the bus stop and look ahead to the ravens/redskins game. >> but up next we've got new information from police and the photographer on the death of a new york man struck by a train after he was pushed onto the tracks. we'll be right back. >>> we have a commuter alert for the beltway in maryland. three right lanes of the inner loop will be closed at kenilworth avenue in greenbelt tonight through friday. the closures are to allow workers to get construction equipment out of there from an ongoing bridge project in greenbelt. >>> the man who took this picture of a new york city man clinging for his life after being pushed into the path of a subway train says he was too far down the platform to save him. the photo sparked a furious ethical debate after it appeared on the front page of the new york post. the freelance photograph
CBS
Dec 24, 2012 7:00am EST
city airport on christmas eve before piling snow on the midwest today and tomorrow. despite the forecast, one travelers used to polar weather expects to deliver with a little help from his friends. >> i'm going to do everything i can. when rudolph gets that nose on, we're going where we're going any time we got to get there. >> reporter: oklahoma and arkansas could see six inches of snow, and they might even get a little bit of the white christmas here in dallas, a rare event, but the national weather service says possibly an inch or two. rebecca and jeff, back to you. >>> meteorologist jeff berardelli has our forecast. where are the trouble spots? >> good morning, rebecca. it looks like a lot of the country is going to be affected, especially the eastern half. during the day it's fairly quiet, although we have a weak system moving through the southeast. there may be minor delays there. that will translate to snow in places like pennsylvania and new york. minor disruptions during the day today. but the bigger story is what happens during the day tomorrow. we think we'll see
CBS
Dec 31, 2012 4:00am EST
city hospital this morning being treated for a blood clot related to her concussion earlier this month. >>> and feats of bravery on a frozen lake. a half dozen people fall through a sheet of life while trying to save a man from freezing cold water. captioning funded by cbs >>> this is the "cbs morning news" for monday december 31st 2012. good morning, everybody, on this new year's eve. good to be with you. i'm terrell brown. secretary of state hillary clinton is being treated for a blood clot. doctors found it following a concussion. marlie hall is at presbyterian hospital this morning. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, terrell. mrs. clinton will spend the morning at the hospital as doctors keep her under close watch. they say she'll be under observation for 48 hours. as you mentioned, a blood clot was mentioned after she came in for a routine exam. it was a follow-up actually to a concussion that she suffered earlier this month. now she has been given blood thinners for this blood clot and those blood thinners will take effect and will actually
CBS
Dec 5, 2012 11:00pm EST
on the tragic death of a new york city man whose final moments were captured in that picture. tonight a 30-year-old homeless man faces second-degree charges of murder. davis is accused of shoving that victim following a confrontation. davis has a long record in new york and pennsylvania. police say the victim tried to climb a few feet to safety but got trapped between the train and the platform's edge. what was planned as a birthday party for jazz great dave brubeck is now becoming a memorial tribute. brubeck died today in connecticut one day shy of his 92nd birthday. gotta know that one. take five from the 1959 album time-out. it was the first jazz album to sell a million copies. grammy winner dave brubeck been at the age of 91. >>> a memorial service was held today for kansas city chiefs linebacker jovan belcher. belcher shot his girlfriend saturday morning. the couple add three-month-old daughter together. then he drove to arrowhead stadium where he shot and killed himself. we've posted the 911 calls that belcher's mom made begging belcher to stay alive. >>> today a fairfax county judge made
CBS
Dec 23, 2012 7:00pm EST
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CBS
Dec 24, 2012 4:00am EST
playing) ♪(music playing) >>> here's a look at today's forecast in some cities around the country. new york, afternoon clouds, 41. miami, partly sunny, 77. chicago, flurries, 35, dallas, partly sunny, 58, los angeles morning shower, 64. >>> time now for a check of the national forecast. a storm developing in the deep south could lead to dangerous weather on christmas day from oklahoma to tennessee. the south will see scattered showers and thunderstorm. the west will see calmer weather. >>> on "cbs moneywatch" holiday shoppers say bah humbug and little people make some big money at the box office. erica ferrari is here with more of that. good morning, erica. >> good morning. shoppers packed shopping malls but weren't in the spending spirit. they were not in the mood for shopping due to center storm sandy, the shooting, and the economy. hong kong finance issued half a fraction higher. tokyo's nikkei was closed. stocks stumbled on wall street and talks staaled on the fiscal cliff. the dow dropped nearly 121 points on friday while the nasdaq fell 29. >>> as the americans hit the road for h
CBS
Dec 28, 2012 7:00pm EST
driver and passenger suffered minor injuries. all three suspects were arrested. >>> new york city police say a woman pushed a man in front of a subway train killing him, and now they are trying to track that lady down. witnesses say before the train pulled into the station the woman was pacing back and forth on the platform, talking to herself, and as the train rolled in, she pushed that man out in front of it and ran away. the victim was pinned as the train came to a stop. this is the surveillance video. you can see the woman that police believe may be the suspect, running from the scene. geed you indicators all over the nation are still thinking about the newtown tragedy but one state's teachers are doing a lot more than just think. we'll explain later. >>> but up next, chicago reached a bub i couldn't say mail stone -- a dubious milestone. we'll tell you about it after the break. >>> so far this year afghanistan has had fewer troop casualties than chicago has had murders. chicago reached a total of 500 homicides last night when a 40- year-old man was shot in the head while standing ou
CBS
Dec 31, 2012 12:00pm EST
that was struck with the state. richmond's city council approved an amended version of the development agreement thursday and it guarantees the cities and schools can also use that facility. construction of the facility is expected to cost up to $10 million. it will be built on state-owned land behind the science museum of virginia. >>> secretary of state hillary clinton is being treated in the hospital for a blood clot. her doctors said yesterday that the clot stems from the concussion that she sustained several weeks ago. mrs. clinton is being held at the new york presbyterian hospital. >>> venezuelan president hugo chavez has suffered new complications while undergoing cancer treatment. chavez had surgery in cuba after the cancer returned 18 months ago. but three weeks ago chavez developed a respiratory infection. the vice president left venezuela to visit chavez, and it is a sign things could be going downhill. >>> nine people are dead after a charter bus carrying 40 people ripped through a guardrail and fell several hundred feet down the snowy slope. this happened yesterday morning in easte
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Dec 5, 2012 6:30pm EST
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CBS
Dec 18, 2012 4:00am EST
gathered at city hall. that's how many mayor bloomberg says are killed in shootings each year in the u.s. >> a democratic society, you have to come together in what the majority of people want. every time there's a poll, the majority want sensible gun restrictions. >> reporter: they're pushing for tighter gun lawns including the type of assault weapon used in the newtown massacre. >> my daughter would have been 19 december 23. >> reporter: nardine's daurghte was killed in a drive-by shooting. the mayor announcing a new ad campaign pressuring lawmakers to come up with a plan to reduce the number of guns on the streets. >> i demand a plan, and so should you. >> reporter:s of people marched against the national rifle association in washington. speaking out for a political action committee, the group says the gun rights group is partly to ballistic missile for tragedies like newtown. but the executive director of gun owners of america thinks principals and teachers should carry guns to prevent tragedies like newtown. >> there are members of congress that would like to see the school zone g
CBS
Dec 31, 2012 5:00am EST
. awesome. >> we were talking earlier and r.g. iii had so much pressure on him and the city is kind of up lifted because everyone was counting on him? >> absolutely. i think it brought back you know the flavor of football to washington. you know, we have a long tradition of football and you know, you couldn't ask for anything better. dallas cowboys, our rivals and you know r.g. iii and the rest of the young guys have exceeded everybody's expectations. so they are really young and it is only the beginning. >> the rest of the young guys, armed morris obviously another young guy, did fantastic yesterday. you said there are a lot of stars besides r.g. iii that carried it. >> you can't take anything away from r.g. iii. we just had so much good play from the younger guys. like i said you know, it exceeds all expectations and you know, i'm very, you are psyched, energized for the last decade. >> you say psyched and energized but honestly, you are a little subdued now, extra calm. >> only because i mean, you know, only because it's been more of the same for like the last few months now, you know?
CBS
Dec 29, 2012 8:00am EST
significant places below. but even the major i-95 cities like new york, philly and boston will see significant snow from this. >> what happens here? how much worse is it here than in the rest of the country? >> well, you know, this storm was fairly weak before nowhere near as strong as the last one was. this is finally getting its act together. >> get our shovels and boots out? that's the idea? >> yeah. and as far as the snowfall totals we're expecting to see, probably the major cities could get in on the action. that's how different it was from the last system. so new york city three, four, five inches of snow not out of the question. upstate new york especially where it's a little colder, but as we head toward southeastern new england, that's where the real bull's eye could be. some places could pick up a foot of snow. that's going to cause travel headaches today and later tomorrow. >> jeff berardelli. thanks so much jeff. >>> bad weather, higher fares, more fees fewer flights. it just sounds great, doesn't it? well, as you just heard, there's more bad wint
CBS
Dec 29, 2012 6:00pm EST
at the pictures of this morning's snow. this is from stevens city, virginia. thank you, charlotte for sending that picture to us. the washington and old dominion trail, thank you, travis, for sending that picture. everything else is completely clear, which means for us, we'll see clearing for several days in our forecast. there's a view of the snow moving through new england. so if you do have friends and family traveling back to the d.c. metro earn from new england to new york city, they will have a few problems. make sure they have extra travel time and if they aren't aware of the snow, make sure you give them a head's up. 4 inches around the area. a quick look at snow totals in virginia. as i menned before, the temperatures are dipping. >> thank you, erika. >>> much of the region is under a winter weather advisory because of the snow. central and western maryland got the worst of it. scott broom has been keeping an eye on how highway crews and travelers have been handling things. >> reporter: suffering through heavy bursts of snow today. enough to coat interstate 70 with wheel-grabbing sl
CBS
Dec 29, 2012 11:00pm EST
argued. the two incidents have prompted fear among some subway riders and a warning from the city's mayor. >> growing up in the city, you always would stand close to the edge and look to see if the train comes, so it's pretty -- makes you rethink the things that you do on a regular basis. >> we do live in a world where our subway platforms are open, and that's not going to change to. say everybody should exercise care goes without saying. >> erica menendez is due in court tomorrow for an arraignment. prosecutors say she could be charge weed a hate crime, and if convicted, she could face life in prison. >>> a 16-year-old girl is dead tonight and police want your help in finding the driver of one of the cars that struck her. it happened around 6:00 last night. police say the teen was not in a crosswalk when she was hit by a car at first street and new york avenues in northwest d.c. the driver of that car stopped but then the teen was hit by an suv that kept on going. tonight police are searching for the driver of that tan suv with d.c. tags. ,just ahead on 9news now, a local music legend di
CBS
Dec 31, 2012 6:00pm EST
stevens. >>> secretary of state hillary clinton is spending new years eve in a new york city hospital. mrs. clinton is being treated for a blood clot discovered yesterday. late today doctors said the clot was located between her brain and skull, right behind her right ear. mrs. clinton is making excellent progress. they also predict a full recovery. >>> 2013 arrives in the u.s. in just a matter of hours. the wait is especially exciting and cold for folks in new york city's times square. >>> welcome back, everybody. with less than six hours until 2013, hundreds of thousands of people are in new york's times square for the annual new year's eve celebration. many of them arrived before dawn to get the best spots to watch mayor michael plume berg and the world famous rockettes drop the giant ball at the stroke of midnight. security is very tight. police are checking all bags, plus no alcohol is allowed. if you think it's cold here, windchills are going to make it feel well below freezing tonight in the big apple. police in our area will be out in force looking for drunk drivers. if you've had
CBS
Dec 5, 2012 7:00pm EST
city in the state. you had a term for it. >> the devil's weed. >> reporter: and well known dramatic actor bus howard is under siege and at wit's end. >> we had a garden and all of that and now there's nothing. can you see this root action? see how gnarly that looks. this thing actually looks like something in a sci-fi. >> reporter: weeks ago howard cut the stuff to the ground in his yard. it is already back. >> the first day you'll see the shoot come out of the ground and it's approximately like this. the second day it's about a foot tall. the third day it's about 3, 4 feet tall. the fourth day it's over 6 feet. >> reporter: howard is not nearly alone. bamboo grows between houses through fences and spreads like cancer to the next unlucky neighbor's yard. sometimes it even gets through concrete and foundations. residents cut it down to make trellises and gates, but there's always more where that comes from. and now mount rainier is considering a ban to make it illegal to plant this stuff ever again. >> nonindigenous species of anything is just an aberration, be that fish, flora or
CBS
Dec 17, 2012 5:00pm EST
of the young people who have these guns in the city. we've been covering. >> we have. >>> we may never know the why behind this tragedy, but we do know that the shooter's mental health was an issue. many who knew him knew something wasn't quite right but never imagined something this tragic would happen. dr. kathy katz is at the georgetown university medical center and joins us to talk a bit more about mental health. it's a conversation that we don't typically have unless there is some sort of unfortunate tragedy like the one that has befallen the newtown community. i guess people are wondering how do you intervene if someone you love or son you know or someone you suspect has mental illness? >> i think fortunately in the washington area, we do have a variety of resources for getting help. certainly in the schools with young people, school age children and adolescence, conversations with teachers, with school psychologists can be helpful and getting referrals from them. with young adults, certainly you would contact your physician or call one of the major medical centers where we have depar
CBS
Dec 18, 2012 11:00pm EST
to the seriousness of this situation. >> reporter: city of laurel spokesman says the unidentified student was located by police on monday. he wasn't at school but shortly after police caught up with him, he was taken to a local hospital for psychiatric evaluations. as of late tuesday he was still in the custody of that hospital. he called this a classic case of see something, say something. >> it started with the students' observations and willing to come forward and tell a teacher, security got involved. we believe that that action prevented a pretty serious situation. >> reporter: authorities don't believe the alleged plan was inspired by the events in newtown, connecticut. they think this was already in the works before the massacre of 26 people at sandy hook elementary. however, the uneasy tensions that many are feeling as a result of sandy hook may have contributed to the authorities being tipped off by the students. >> it may have helped, because there is a heightened awareness and sensitivity to it. >> reporter: back out live here, authorities say they have been in communication with this teen
CBS
Dec 6, 2012 4:00am EST
there for someone if they need help. >> davis is being held without bail. >>> and a memorial service in kansas city for javon belcher, the football player who committed suicide on saturday after killing his girlfriend. the chiefs were there early wednesday to pay their last respects. they said they wanted to remember him as a man, north a killer. >> you've got to try to deal with it however you deal with it and grieve, you know, the best way for the individual. i think the best way for us is to get closure and move on and find some way to focus on football. >> belcher shot 22-year-old kasandra perkins. her funeral will be tomorrow in texas. their daughter will get $1 million from the nfl collective bargaining committee. >>> how a drug can have big benefits for patients. this is the "cbs morning news." [ male announcer ] sponges take your mark. [ female announcer ] one drop of ultra dawn has twice the everyday grease cleaning ingredients of one drop of the leading non-concentrated brand... to clean 2x more greasy dishes. dawn does more. so it's not a chore. without freshly-made pasta. you could also
CBS
Dec 7, 2012 4:00am EST
and stop further joint damage before they stop you. >>> here's a look at the weather in some cities around the country. in new york afternoon rain 45 degrees. partly sunny in miami with a chance of a shower 80 degrees. cloudy in chicago 44, partly sunny in dallas, 70, partly cloudy in l.a., 72 degrees. let's check your national forecast. weather advisories are up for the northern plains, powerful winter storm moves east from northwest and northern rockies. rain expected for the ohio valley and southern great lakes region. rain, some of it freezing will cross from pennsylvania into southern new england. scattered light showers from coastal carolinas and into florida. kate middleton the wife of prince william is resting at the couple's thrown home. the duchess of cambridge is recovering from an illness related to her pregnancy with her first child. we have a report now from london. >> reporter: the duchess of cambridge smiled as she made her first public appearance since the royal family announced she's pregnant. she and her husband prince william left the london hospital where kate spent th
CBS
Dec 28, 2012 5:00am EST
in the city center and around the beltway. partly to mostly cloudy skies at this hour. things are going to change though. still i think temperatures will have the opportunity to move out of the 30s and into the 40s. lower range not 40s not bad as we wrap up the year. we will see a bit of ha a breeze mainly out of the north and northwest. that's going to keep the feels like temperature a little bit brisk. by afternoon though cloud cover starts to move and the opportunity for accumulating snow later on tonight and into tomorrow morning. so here's what we're dealing with right now. nice quiet view from our michael & son weather camera. it does look like our temperatures though are pretty chilly. only 37 degrees for reagan national airport at this hour. we'll have a little bit of sunshine through mid-morning bring in some cloud cover midday and into the afternoon. and definitely see the opportunity for that snow showers to begin overnight tonight. temperatures are in the 30s but it's definitely feeling like the 20s and below. wind bundle up as -- bundled up as you head out. we are in a gree
CBS
Dec 28, 2012 5:00pm EST
on saturday, with temperatures in the 30s. some of this will melt, but especially north and west of the city it is going to stick. then in the afternoon the showers clear out and we'll turn partly cloudy, 35 to 40. winds out of the north at 10 to 15. you can see in the green mostly rain but a wintry mix throughout the beltway and points south and east, then the snow all north and west of the beltway. over the next three days after we clear out of our yellow alert day on saturday, it will be okay on sunday, though chilly and breezy with a high of 40. monday, new year's eve, looks like the best day of the week with a high of 44 and partly cloudy skies. seven-day outlook. new year's day, another chance for a snow shower or rain shower but no accumulation on new year's day. no travel concerns there. but then it gets bitterly cold with temperatures in the 30s for your afternoon highs later on that week. does not look very pleasant. i guess it's good weather to head back to work for people who have been off. >> well, it is january, or it will be. >> it will be, that's right. >>> coming up, for the
CBS
Dec 5, 2012 5:00pm EST
. >>> still ahead on 9 news one city takes a bold stance on distracted driving. you won't believe what residents are not allowed to do now. >> and rover says move over. these pooches put the pedal to the metal, oh, yeah. it just gets better around here, folks. first the queen, now driving dogs. >>> we have some new tricks for some old dogs in new zealand. a charity has taught these guys how to drive just to show how smart they are. the training began with simple movements. they used mock gears and then the dogs got in a real car with a trainer beside them. i know, it looks crazy, right? but now the animals can start. see how she's commanding him? they can steer and everything. i don't know how they do a red light. >> my dog just hangs out the window, wow. >> that is something. >>> over the last few years 39 states including washington d.c. have enacted laws banning texting while driving. >> now one city says you better put down that burger as well. a new law in south carolina prohibits eating and driving, putting on makeup while driving also can get you in trouble. fines are as high as
CBS
Dec 23, 2012 9:00am EST
, an earthquake hit mexico city, burying some of his family members in the cubled wreckage. domingo canceled his schedule and rushed to the scene. >> they are doing everything they can and i realize it has to be very slow in order to save lives but i wish that they could do something faster. >> reporter: his parents were unhurt, but four other relatives-- including a young child-- died in the ruins. >> after six days we find them. so that was a horrible, horrible thing. i >> you don't know what you want for christmas yet? >> i want a dog but my mom won't let me. >> reporter: these days this is placido domingo's favorite audience. >> power rangers. >> reporter: you know power rangers. >> yes, of course! >> reporter: his grandchildren have prompted interesting career moves. i'm impressed you know these career moves. >> i have to do something for them. i did "beverly hills chihuahua." >> say hello to my little friends. >> yup, that's him. >> please, call me monkey. ♪ i did it >> reporter: he was also the voice of an evil wizard in a recent "dora the explorer." his grand kids' approval is importan
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Dec 28, 2012 7:00am EST
city and philadelphia. first things first, let's talk about what's happening. you can see the rain breaking out in portions of the northeast. there may be thunderstorms throughout the day. we'll track this system later today and especially tonight. it moves into the southern part of hoi valley. then tomorrow morning it moves into d.c. and philly. it's going to be a mix of rain and snow in d.c. probably a mixture in philly and new york. place just northwest of there and also into southeast nemgd could see as much as six inches of snowfall, and although it's not major system, it's probably going to cause travel problems tomorrow. >> all right, jeff berardelli, thanks so much. you know about the fiscal cliff. here comes the container cliff. long shoremen plan to go on strike. that could cost american companies about billion dollars a day. anna werner is in houston at one of the ports that could be facing a walkout. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, rebecca and jeff. yes. there are two days to go before the strike deadline. they're at an impasse. at issue is pay for those workin
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Dec 31, 2012 7:00am EST
york city. >> she's got a blood clot she suffered from a fall. >> it left her severely dehydrat dehydrated. clinton had been planning to return to work this week. >> there's still significant difference between the two sides. >> today the final day of fiscal cliff negotiations. >> i want everybody know i'm willing to get this done but i need a dance partner. >>> vice president joe biden is now in on negotiations. >> do i wish things were more order will i in washington? absolutely. >>> a tour bus crashed on an icy oregon highway has killed nine people and injured 20 others. >> today is december 231st. there's going to be a huge celebration in times square with everyone waiting for the crystal ball to drop. >>> new video surfacing from the fate tall plaep crash in russia. sending debris into oncoming traffic. >>> a scary slip on a frozen lake ban an effort to save a life. >>> kim kardashian is pregnant. her boyfriend kanye west broke the news at a concert in atlantic city. >>> heading into the playoffs, rg3. maybe he can solve the fiscal cliff. >>> and all that matters. >> new ze
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Dec 6, 2012 7:00am EST
the city of damascus which has been an assad stronghold. secretary of state hillary clinton says that bash ar al assad assad-o could use chemical weaps to hold on to power and told cbs news, not clear she can negotiate an exit pnd tends to recognize the syrian opposition as the representative of the syrian people next week. that could start to pave the way for them to create a new government. >> very interesting. margaret brennan, thank you noor. >>> in washington this morning, just 26 days left before the fiscal cliff deadline. president obama spoke on the phone with house speaker john boehner on wednesday while his treasury secretary said the white house is, in fact, ready to go straight over the fiscal cliff. major garrett is at the white house. major, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, norah and charlie. later on this afternoon the president will travel across the potomac river to northern virginia to meet a middle-class family to make the self-evident point if the there is a deal and taxes are raised by about $2,000 they'll be happier and spend more money. that's the p.r. side o
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Dec 28, 2012 6:00am EST
york city. or i'm going to be outside for my celebration. any suggestions on what you should do hair-wise? >> well, especially is your hair is long. just something real simple. i took her hair and just pulled it to the side just a little twist to give it an added flair. and just twist it up and put it in a side ponytail. you know the curl sort of fell out and you can always take a piece of this hair and wrap it around the tie that you have. you know to sort of disguise it. and then you can either have this to the side or you can do so much with this. even though it's simple you know you can have this going back or you can have like -- you can see more height up in the top. so and also like you know, if i have a pins here and we can take this and you know twist it around. and make like a little side bun. >> the side buns are really popular right now. >> yes and this sort of goes in with holiday as well as the inaugural stuff. the ball and stuff coming up you can get cute with it. >> you can put jewelry and stuff in there right? >> yes. >> i'm so jealous of her hair because i don't hav
CBS
Dec 9, 2012 7:00pm EST
in chicago, defense attorneys call the city "the false confession capital of the united states." chicago has twice as many documented false confession cases as any city in the country. one reason may be the way police go about questioning suspects, and "60 minutes" has learned the chicago police department is now the subject of a justice department investigation into its interrogation practices. two cases we examined involve several teenage boys who were arrested and, they say, forced or tricked into confessing to violent crimes they never committed. each spent nearly half their lives in prison. they are free now, and told us their story together for the first time. >> terrill swift: we all of us got one thing in common-- we did an extensive amount of time in jail for something we didn't do. and that's the bottom line. >> pitts: they each were sentenced to terms that ranged from 15 years to life. terrill swift, michael saunders, vincent thames, and harold richardson were convicted in one rape and murder; james harden, robert taylor and jonathan barr, in a different one. all were found guilty
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Dec 18, 2012 5:00am EST
this green behind me from dale city to woodbridge all the way up to springfield and the 14th street bridge. i think we're good to go right now if you're just headed out the door. we'll prove it to you and show you what it looks like live outside. if you're planning to head here this is considered very light for 5:00 in the morning. looking great to the beltway. let's go back to the maps. this time we're heading to the east side of town, bw parkway, route 50, coming through cheverly look good. no issues in the northeast corridor. we're looking good on the beltway north of town. let's take a live look one more time outside. here's 270 at falls road looking much better than overnight. more traffic at 5:10. back to you guys. >> thank you, monika. >>> at this hour we're following a developing story out of adelphi, maryland. >> police have an apartment complex surrounded. they've had it that way for several hours. delia goncalves is live near the scene to try to give us more details on why they're doing this. delia? >> reporter: the barricade situation has been ongoing in adelphi for several hours.
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Dec 18, 2012 5:00pm EST
: this woman didn't need another reminder that the city, the country can be very dangerous places. d.c. knows gun violence and obviously there's some neighborhoods that are more familiar than others. this is 13th and congress street in southeast and according to one report, in the past decade alone, at least 17 people have been shot dead in this area. >> i wa the president, senate, congress, i want our leaders to close the gun show loophole. i want a lot of changes to come about to save innocent lives. >> reporter: carradine jeffreys 16-year-old daughter was shot and killed on south capital street in 2010. one of five young people killed in a chain of events that began with a stolen fake bracelet. >> it's hard to hold up. my daughter's birthday is december 23rd and it's really difficult. >> reporter: when she talks about the 20 children killed at the elementary school, she speaks with a mother's pain. >> their children will not be there to open christmas gifts and celebrate birthdays. just like mine will no longer be able to do. >> reporter: now we should point out that homicides are way down
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Dec 28, 2012 11:00pm EST
in the city of green belt in the number two court of laurel hill road. when firefighters arrived, there was a heavy fire in the first floor already extending up to the second. it eventually burned through the roof. fire investigators are interviewing people. what we're hearing is the possibility that she may have left the house, got out safely before returning back into the house. and obviously, that's something we never want anybody to do, is once you're out to stay out. >> we noticed that the investigation is ongoing. can you tell us anything else about the cause of the fire? >> not at this point. our fire investigators as well as the green belt city police department are on the scene, which is standard operating procedure whenever there is a fire with a fatality. at this point there's no red flags. we don't believe we have anything suspicious at hand. we are dealing with two injured people in the house at the time of the fire. a male and a female in their 50s or 60s that sustained some injuries, some burns, smoke injuries and a broken arm. all have been transported to area hos
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Dec 29, 2012 6:30pm EST
airports in the northern city of alep po. for the first time syria's national airlines canceled a flight there. in egypt, president morsy made his strongest statement to date in support of the rebels. stating that the assad regime has no place in syria's future. and in moscow, u. n. envoy bramimi warn of total chaos in the mideast if peace can't be negotiated. but russia's foreign minister said his government still backs the regime. a russian passenger jet crashed today while landing, it happened at moscow's airport. the plane split off -- slid off the runway, broke apart and caught fire. four crew members were killed. the plane had been flying without passengers. still ahead, a life lesson for one boy is now helping thousands of san diego's homeless. first, she served in iraq, now she's trying to win her battle with depression. and nine weeks after superstorm sandy, people are still suffering. when the cbs evening news continues. >> happy holidays from kabul, afghanistan, i'm p. f. c. jones from charleston, south carolina, happy new year to my family and friend back home, tops my wife a
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Dec 31, 2012 6:00am EST
excited. a lot of the partying going on at bars in the city, the redskins claim their first division title since 199. rg iii says he was only nine years sold back in 1999 and alfred morris was just a kid too. >> reporter: the dance is coming to us. the dance is coming to washington. it is the biggest game in 20 years. i couldn't be happier about it and we are going to the super bow . >> reporter: no one can contain their excitement. however they have got to hold on for another game. we play seattle next sunday here at home. another big game again in one more week. back to you. >>> thanks delia. trying to get reaction of the two people that are still up. >>> secretary of state hillary clinton is in the hospital this morning. she has a blood clot. doctors discovered this clot during a follow-up exam she had sunday. she was already being treated for a concussion. clinton's spokesperson said she will be in the hospital the next 48 hours so doctors can monitor medication levels for this ct. >>> former president george h.w. bush remains in the hospital in houston. the 88 yelled was moved out of
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Dec 6, 2012 6:30pm EST
on for a while because it has troops in the city. it has ammunition and supplies and so on but it means the city will fall. it cannot stand alone. >> reporter: u.s. intelligence does not believe damascus is likely to fall right away, but white had an estimate. >> you can feel it. you can sense it. it looks like the regime's being defeated, not tomorrow, maybe, but not too far off, i think. >> reporter: can you put a time frame on it? >> i'm thinking in the next couple of months. >> reporter: the syrian government has vowed not to use chemical weapons against its own people, but it regards the opposition as foreign terrorists. >> pelley: david, thank you. those so-called foreterrorists are actually the syrian people who rose up against the 41-year-old assad family dictatorship. it's estimated 40,000 people have been killed, mostly civilians. one reason assad has held on-- he's had the support of russia, but that may be changing. in ireland today, secretary of state hillary clinton, met with the russian foreign minister. it happened at a meeting of the organization for security and cooperation in
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Dec 28, 2012 12:00pm EST
into the workweek. highs for today, about 43 to 44 degrees for the city center. we'll see 42 around reagan national -- around andrews. and definitely looking at the winds out of the north for the remainder of today. tonight's going to be very, very cool. we're down into the 0s feeling -- 30s feeling like the 20s: tomorrow we barely make it to the 30s. yellow for tomorrow because of the snow showers and green for today. and then it will be brisk on sunday for the game if you're headed out to the stadium dress accordingly. temperatures will be in the upper 30s by day. down to the freezing mark by kickoff at 8 : 30 and then feeling like the 20s for the end of the game. stay with us, we are cooking up something scrumptious in the kitchen right after this. >>> all right, i'm in the kitchen. >> we are. >> i'm in the kitchen with chef fargioni and he's with elizar located in the penn quarter at 427 11th street northwest. italian fine dining. only the best. let me tell you what he's preparing. i'm going to try and read this. pastrami style butter poached maine lobster, roasted moe say yak caviar, creme fr
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Dec 28, 2012 6:00pm EST
of the snow will fall saturday morning, and most of the snow will fall north and west of the city as is typical. >> reporter: but we'll see a mix and even a little bit of rain mixing in south and east of town. in the district itself we will see a light accumulation of snow. the precipitation ends on saturday afternoon. suits fast moving system. right now it is 36 in leesburg, 37 manassas, 38 d.c., 33 at andrews. 34 in frederick. we will see those temperatures sliding through 30s and into the 20s overnight. here comes our system. light accumulation throughout the morning hours. overnight, the snow showers don't arrive until well after midnight. if you are planning on hitting the town i think will you be fine. make sure that you are back home before 2:00 or 3:00al. we will see the mix of he snow with a little rain especially south and east of town during the morning on saturday. temperatures remain in the 30s, so it's cold enough for some of that snow to stick, then during the afternoon the showers clear out and it will turn partly cloudy, still chilly 35, to 40 for your afternoon h
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Dec 30, 2012 6:30am EST
the kansas city chiefs football player killed his girlfriend, used a gun. kicked off the discussion. long overdue. >> mitt romney, his election campaign was honest, and the public didn't like it, so they picked the other candidate. >> simple as that. >> obama care, about changing the tax code. people didn't like to hear that. >> mitt romney almost won. if he had shown up in new jersey, he probably would have had a better shot. >> mitt romney who he said those who don't care about students who are in a country illegally have no heart, it almost killed his campaign. >> most dishonest, john boehner, republican speaker of the house. saying quote unquote, let's be honest, we're broke. we'll be right back with new years resolutions. ♪ [ music ] >>> new years resolutions, pat. >> get at list one book on nixon done this year. >> another one? >> one. >> can get cracking on my memoir, and also continue to jog so i can continue to stay healthy and continue to do combat. >> ensure that everything i put on twitter is completely accurate. >> are you going to do a memoir? >> no. >> really? >> write a
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Dec 6, 2012 6:00pm EST
, that plus they're trying to secure home field advantage, some urgency in charm city. >> i've always took the approach of me being a leader on this team now. what are you going to, do get better or worse from it? we've just been that kind of team to find a way. we've always found a way to bounce back after a loss. >> redskins/ravens kickoff at 1:00. after the game we'll bring you a full postgame show from 5:00 to 6:00 and later in the evening overtime wraps up week 14 at 11:35. >>> take into account the nhl playoffs typically begins around april and you can only play about three games per week, it's put up or shut up time in hockey. if they don't agree on a collective bargaining proposal soon, we are not going to have a viable season. it was hoped the last couple days a deal was imminent, but that momentum came to a screeching halt. concerning some is that the commissioner and union leader are not even in new york with all the parties. that can't be good. bob mckenzie of canada tsm tweeted earlier today no nhl owner in today's negotiations session. some have gone home. the owner player t
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Dec 17, 2012 6:00pm EST
return going home to play in the city that i love. >> to basketball. been a long season for the washington wizards so far and they only played 21 of 82 games. all of those without their star john wall. he has missed the entire season with a knee injury that doesn't seem to be healing fast enough. friday he got a lubricating shot and was told he could up his recovery workout. he dismissed the idea he would miss the entire season. >> hopefully with the shots i got and treatment i've been getting is helping me get healthy to play basketball, i don't want to miss the whole season but if it comes to t you have to but i'm trying not to think that far ahead. >> i know the wizards could really use him back but he would still be limited if he does come back but anything helps right now. >> we don't want him to get worse, though. that doesn't help when you're the face of the franchise for sure. >> that's what they did with rg3, let him heal. >>> the cbs evening news is next. have a great night.
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Dec 17, 2012 7:00pm EST
, and the city sustained winds of up to 124 miles per hour as they ripped through the islands. thousands of people in fiji moved to evacuation centers. >> i think it's evon. i'm just kidding. i don't know. >> we're not going to let it be an inside joke. you did some checking. it's evon. >> i do not know. >> that was good. >> thank you. when they cross international dateline then they become typhoons. same per ram tear as a -- perameter as a hurricane. >>> it is foggy. high 53. we're still 53. look at that. dew point's in the 50s. winds out of the south at 6. the winds have been southeasterly at 5:00 and 6:00 so the winds have started to shift a little bit. that will take our fog problem away when they pick up a little bit. not bad downtown, six miles. a quarter mile visibility toward baltimore, half a mile at gaithersburg and toward warrenton. take it easy and use your low beams. so the advisory has been expanded to include essentially the entire metro area for loudoun county down to tread distribution burg across to southern maryland, prince george's county. where it was posted earlier
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Dec 17, 2012 11:00pm EST
of helping. >> a lot of city of cleveland, i'm definitely not happy about, you know, what happened, because it definitely put a damper on my return and what was otherwise a great day for us being able to go in, win a ballgame. >> the wizards hopes for even a decent season were dashed when john wall injured his knee in september. now we're in december and there's no timetable on when he'll return. wall got an injection in his knee and was told he can afternoon up his recovery workout but is no closer to knowing when he can turn to the courts and help his woeful wizards. >> we're out there giving our all and playing hard. >> got to try to keep his spirits high, because it's the first time he's really gone through something like this. >> we need your help choosing the top sports moment of 2012. today we have five d.c. maryland football moments to choose from. go to wusa9.com to pick your favorite. starting wednesday, we'll count down the top plays, ending with number one on new year's eve. go to >> we'll be right back. >> that's 9 news for tonight. be ready for some fog in the morning. >> earl
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Dec 23, 2012 6:30am EST
this city on fire. >> marco rubio. senator from florida whose articulate to the point of almost being dem ogic. . but he is a riveting speaker and he has a future. >> are you afraid of him. >> no. i just pointed out his attributes. >> he is richly republican. you know that? >> right. but the democrats have their bench, too. >> i mean, after that, you know, the democrats still going to embrace you? >> i still think that bill clinton's speech at the democratic convention was the most exciting moment of that convention. turned around the whole convention and once again revealed the great talents of bill clinton. >> does he save it? >> you are showing your brilliance again. >> i absolutely agree. a better job than barack obama did. >> i want to add to the clinton tribute. the most charismatic bill clinton. for stellar performance of the democratic national convention. his 40 minute speech was critical for a second term for barack obama. it redefined the global economic crisis. he described it as a product of republican thinking. no question bubba still has it. wouldn't you say so? >> absolut
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Dec 9, 2012 9:00am EST
: richard paul evans went from that salt lake city house to this one, all because of a little tale he wrote for his daughters. you didn't think, okay, i want to sell this and people are going to buy this and everyone will fall in love with this book. >> the idea of being a novelist is really romantic but it's kind of the same as being a president of the united states. it's like it's not going to happen. >> reporter: but it did happen for rick evans. you may remember the christmas box, a mega hit 20 years ago. so this is the original little book that you published. evans first printed only 20 copies of the book but in the days before the internet took off, friends started passing dog-eared copies around. and bookstores started asking for it. >> at that point i thought, you know, maybe i should send this to publishers. they all quickly rejected the book. >> reporter: so evans self-published. only after his book hit the best seller list, did a major publisher buy it for a reported $4 million. so in a way, he became a godfather to a whole new generation of authors who are writing the next chapt
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